An outstanding team effort enabled Plovers to hold out a determined Kookaburras outfit, posting a gallant 3-2 victory in their A-grade clash last week.. Hard-hitters Mick Kelly and Michelle Feldtmann stayed focused under pressure to win a singles
The Saints had the odds stacked against them right from the start on Saturday.. The A-grade side had two Mansfield umpires presiding over the game away from home, causing a stir among the Saints.. Benalla’s coach Pip O’Donoghue said she
Benalla’s Roderick Williams has taken out the two top prizes for poetry at this year’s Henry Lawson Festival.. The small NSW town of Gulgong came alive last weekend for the annual festival, which honours the Aussie writer and bush poet
The Devenish Silo Art, which has attracted more than 2500 visitors since it was unveiled on April 24, has received support from the Victorian Government and the Victorian Veterans Council.. The artwork is of a World WarI nurse and a modern-day
Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan is urging aged-care providers in Benalla to apply for the next Aged Care Approval Round (ACAR).. The Federal Government has announced the upcoming ACAR, which includes provisions for 13500 more beds and 775
Four of Benalla’s kinders will benefit from new equipment, toys and learning kits to ensure they get the most of their education regardless of ability.. State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced the funding this week, which
An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water
First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include
The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will
The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion
A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water
The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the
Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
US President Donald Trump has told federal agencies to reunite families at the border following global condemnation of the policy to hold children separately.
New Zealand's first family - now three members - will soon be stepping out of the hospital and into the media spotlight.
A Dreamworld worker who claimed to have shut down the Thunder River Rapids ride a week before four people died will continue giving evidence at an inquest.
The Turnbull government believes it has a strong argument to convince One Nation and other crossbenchers of supporting corporate tax cuts.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull won't say if a deal was offered to Pauline Hanson to get her support for income tax cuts.
The mental fitness of Melbourne's Bourke Street murder-accused James "Dimitrious" Gargasoulas continues to be discussed by a jury.
Sydney millionaire Ron Medich is now serving a minimum 30-year jail term for the murder of a hated business enemy and the intimidation of his widow
US first lady Melania Trump has visited immigrant children detained in Texas as her husband reversed the policy of separating them from their parents.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara has been charged with fraud.
The husband and son of a Queensland magistrate have been cleared of assault charges after a trial at which they were accused of attacking a grandmother.